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East Swansea Hawks!

 

Dear Parent/Guardian,

 

 

We would like to invite you along to an information evening regarding girls opportunities in the community. A parents evening will take place on Monday 12th June 2017, 6-7pm at Bonymaen RFC.

The Hawks has been a massive success across the ospreys region and we would like to make sure that it is as much of a success in Bonymaen and we need your support in doing so.

 

             

Hawks Cluster Centre’s were set up to break down perceptions and barriers around girls rugby and allow female to experience the wonderful sport in a fun, friendly and safe environment. Girls have an option of taking part in non contact or contact if they would like from the ages of 6-15. The sessions are based around what the girls want and their voice along with the communities need to be listened to.

 

In your community you have to pleasure of welcoming some of the Wales Women International Rugby team, who are amazing role models and will be supporting with sessions and offering the girls a chance to ask questions and learn from them

 

We also have a campaign that will be starting in June called #BRINGABESTIE where the girls are encouraged to bring a friend from which they will receive friendship bands and be entered into a draw for prizes. 

 

Please come along on Monday with your children, to find out more. We really appreciate your time.

 

Thank you,

 

Lauren Thomas

                                       

 

NATIONAL TESTS - Information for Parents and Carers

 

Click on the link below for more information about the National Tests
from Welsh Government.

 

CLICK HERE - INFORMATION FOR PARENTS AND CARERS

 

 

New School Dinner Menu

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Dinner Money

Please note that the cost of dinner money is £2.20 per day. Please make sure all money is paid to the office on the Friday before in an envelope with your child’s name, class and the amount of money clearly marked.

If you believe that your child may be entitled to Free School Meals, you by visiting www.swansea.gov.uk/freeschoolmeals or ring the helpline on 01792 635353

 

Even if your child brings a packed lunch to school, it is important that you register for Free School Meals if you are entitled as by doing so, you could be eligible for additional benefits

 

Jewellery

 

Jewellery should not be worn by pupils to school, with the exception of stud earrings or watches.  This is to ensure the health and safety of pupils in addition to avoiding the disappointment if jewellery items get lost or broken.

 

Resedential Visits

 

Years 4 and 5 will be off on their residential visit to Borfa again next month, where they will have the opportunity to experience a range of activities including rock hopping, surfing, climbing and bog snorkelling to name but a few! We will also be running our annual visit to Llangrannog in partnership with the Urdd, and will have residential visits for Year 3 in the Spring Term and Year 6 in the Summer Term.  We pride ourselves on the range of residential opportunities that we offer our pupils. To my knowledge, we offer some of the highest number of residential opportunities for Primary aged pupils in South West Wales. As you may be aware, staff volunteer their time without pay to enable us to run these visits, and I would like to take this opportunity in advance to say a huge thank you to them for the extra time and commitment that they give to our pupils.

 

Homework

 

We believe that homework provides you with an important opportunity to engage with your child in their learning, as well as offering further opportunities for children to practice what they have been learning in school. Our research has shown that where parents support their pupils at home on a regular basis, the pupils achieve markedly better than those pupils who do not receive the support. Supporting your child at home includes listening to them read regularly, ensuring that they learn their tables and spellings, and helping them to complete set pieces of homework on time. If you would like support in doing this, Mrs Wells runs a weekly club every Tuesday after school where parents can support their children in school to do their homework, access resources such as iPads, printers, the internet etc. and find out more about the way we teach specific things such as addition or reading. We have tried to ensure that the frequency and amount of homework that we give is manageable and appropriate, and in line with what you said you wanted, so that it can be carried out to a high standard, and reinforce learning.  Please help your child as much as you can to achieve the best that they can!

 

After School Club

 

Our After School Club provides a safe and fun environment for children to continue to learn, make friends and play. The club provides art and craft activities, cookery, sports, Wii games, opportunities to use iPads and laptops, homework support, movie night every Friday and much, much more. All of this for £2.50 per session!!

Places are filling up fast daily – Please ensure that you book a place in advance to avoid disappointment!

For more information contact Alison Chilcott on 01792 792478

 

 

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